This post is part 1 in the series Budget-Friendly Activities Your Family Will Love.

With the holidays over, it’s so easy to bemoan the wintry weather and simply count down the days until your family can go outside again.

But winter is an ideal time for some cold-weather activities at homeĀ and some creative outings too. Even better? You can do it all without blowing your budget.

Here are 18 free or nearly free activities that you and your family can enjoy together during the winter months: (more…)